Tag: North Dakota

Cattle, Fracking, and the Problem of Latent Control in American Settler Ecology

colinhoag , June 9th, 2020

By Néstor L. Silva, Stanford University § In May of 2017, I visited a frack site along with a group of petroleum engineering students from the University of…


Remediation: The Cultural Politics of Oil and Brine Spills in the Bakken

Néstor L. Silva , April 17th, 2018

Around Tioga, a small town in northwestern North Dakota, huge tractors, seeders, and sprayers lumber along the shoulders of the highways in spring. In midsummer, sunflowers turn yellow;…